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? >> they are. bart spokesman told me they are expecting to shatter weekend ridership records with so many events going on this weekend. what that means for you if you are heading out the stations will be packed with people, the trains will be packed as well. as people head out to the baseball games, big concerts 2349 city to prepare for the crowds bart will be adding extra cars. that will be starting later on this evening. during the weekend they will have every available train car in service. that is 600 of them. they will also add special event trains. bart will still be operating on its normal weekend schedule. the trains won't be running any more frequently. they will have cars on them. >> bart and city officials really have been meeting for months now. we know we have circled on our calendars. we have been making plans. we are fully prepared for the big weekend. we hope people will choose bart. >> meantime over in san francisco muni will also be adding extra trains and buses. especially to get people to and from the giants home playoff games on saturday and sunday. you can also expec
more services starting tonight. bart will have up to dozen event trains and longer hours. there will be three times as many ferries as usual in and out of the city. and muni is adding services and shuttles going straight to the giants game. >>> playoff fever certainly hitting bay area baseball fans hard with both teams playing in the playoffs games this weekend. fans very excited. coming up at 4:45 we will take a look at how local businesses are benefiting from both the a's and giants wins. >>> new this morning two bart riders were robbed at gunpoint. that happened just about 11:30 last night at the coliseum bart station parking lot. they were getting into their cars when two suspected gunmen approached them. they reportedly took their cell phones and ran with the help of police dogs though bart police tracked the suspects to a nearby warehouse area. at least one of the suspects may have been bitten by the dog and taken to the hospital. the robbery victims were not hurt. >>> 4:32 is the time right now. a woman is in custody after leading sheriffs deputies on a wild chase
the just to talk about it. so it's going to be a busy weekend. use mass transit if you can. bart ferries muni are all stepping up service. bart told us they have not seen such numbers since they shut the bay bridge down and the giants victory parade a huge record setting day for bart. bart had two of its top ten ridership days already this week and they expect the numbers to go through the roof this weekend. san francisco's mayor says they can handle all the crowds and we're good to go for this weekend. so hopefully, traffic-wise, this is the calm before the big storm happening this weekend. for the latest on traffic conditions on the roads let's go inside to gianna. >> thank you. should be a very fun weekend in san francisco. in fact, most of the bay area. so far, we are not seeing too much this friday morning as far as accidents go. however, the bay bridge is starting to get a bit busy. they haven't turned on the metering lights. looks like the busiest are those cash lanes. fastrak users are still cruising through so not too bad this morning
is not friendly to small business owners. >>> today's work on the b.a.r.t. extension is being done at kato and warren avenue and fremont. the project is expected to enhance the area on widening mission boulevard. crews will be installing b.a.r.t. bridges and warren avenue. work is scheduled to be finished in early 2015. b.a.r.t. to san jose. >>> and we just had breaking news in san jose. what just happened sal? >> a fire in san jose here. it's a house fire reported on mulberry lane in san jose. now, this is in the willow glen area of san jose. the fire has gone to two alarms now. we're gonna get you more information. but if you do see smoke rising, that is exactly what's going on. we have a crew on the way to the house fire. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. there are no major problems if you are moving into suspect. the morning commute in oakland that does not look bad. the traffic is moving along pretty well here if you are driving into the oakland area. northbound 280 near highway 17. traffic is already being backed up out of downtown. 7:10. let's go to steve. >> a very, v
there, b.a.r.t. let's take a look at the commute here at the bay bridge toll plaza. no major problems at the macarthur maze. it is slow all the way up no the -- into the metering lights. we had an earlier problem on the bridge that's gone. we've been talking about the 8 0 that's show. i'm looking at the santa clara valley. 101 is backed up from the capital expressway and 280 is slow as well getting into cupertino. very slow in the silicon valley right now. 8:37. let's go to steve. sal, very clear conditions. a little bit of a breeze. not enough where you say -- there it is. the west wind is trying. it's trying. there's signs. higher humidity will be cooler. the fog is taking the turn. once that happens, santa cruz, probably hard-pressed to get over 80 today. inland it will still be warm to hot. 90s. unless that sea breeze really cranks up by noon and gets out to travis. just don't see maybe a 5 to 7- degree drop. santa cruz 101, crockett 99. oakland 95. san francisco 94. half moon bay, 79. almost everybody between 90 and 104. livermore 103. san jose was 103. that 96 tied a record high
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